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PBS
Nov 6, 2009 8:00pm EST
that this runoff would be as corrupt as the old one. >> barack obama has a problem. >> that is an understatement. >> he has an afghan government that is an on were the partner. -- unworthy partner. cricket, corrupt, involved in that -- corporate, corrupt, involved in the -- crooked, corrupt, involved in the heroin business. yes to make a decision about what general mcchrystal has recommended. all indications are that we will see something along the lines of mcchrystal lite. >> it reminds me of 1972 in south vietnam when the president ran for reelection and the was no one to run against him. he is the one, the only one. >> prime minister gordon brown made clear that the british troops -- >> a single military officer -- sound familiar? >> certain tests have to be met and probably cannot be met by this afghan government -- corruption and openness and reform. i think it is a way of great britain leaving afghanistan. >> gordon brown said this weekend that he is not leaving, that they cannot end their commitment there and walk away. >> election 2009. >> it is very clear that the voters of the common w
WETA
Nov 6, 2009 8:30pm EST
-- barack obama has a problem. that isn understatement. >> he has an afghan govement that is an unworthy partner. he has karza who is -- whose brother is arook, corrupt involved in e hern busess. he has tmake a decision about what general mcchrystal has recommended, and all signs indicate that weillee something ong the lines of mcrystalite, wch is noto give t 40,000 troops by -- >> it reminds me of 72 in south etnamhen the presint ran for reelection, only ther was nobodto rungainst him, that slan w "choose the one, the only one." >> can you have confince in karzai's government? >> it is diminishing on the part of the british. pre minister gordon brown made clear that the troops -- >> by a single military offir -- snd familiar? >> tt thereere certain tts that had been met and probably cannot be met by this afghan governme of corruptioand opennessnd reform. buit is a way of great britain leavg afghanistan. >> well, gordon brown saidhis weekend thate is not leaving, that there is commitment tt they cannot walk away from. >> election 2009. >> it is very car that the voters of this commonwlt
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 4:00am EST
that underscores the economic challenges that lie ahead. >> speaking this morning in the rose garden , mr. obama pointed out there are hopeful signs amid the economic gloom, like the fact that the economy grew by 3.5% in the third quarter of this year. >> but history tells us that job growth always lags behind economic growth, which is why we have to continue to pursue measures that will create new jobs, although it will take time, and it will take patience, i am confident that our economy will recover. i'm confident that we're moving in the right direction. >> republicans are not so confident. house majority leader john boehner insists the president's economic policies are not getting the job done when it comes to creating jobs. >> today's report is just another reminder that american families and small businesses are still struggling as the white house response continues to fall short. >> still a sore point with republicans, this obama administration draft that was widely circulated last january predicting that unemployment would be held to 8% if congress would only pass the $787 billion stimu
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
e-year analysis of the oa administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that theyave somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the k08ing -- following: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei is here. after 12 years as directer general of the unite
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
supporters -- >>> hello and good evening, i'm daljit dhaliwal. abbas has been seen by president obama and others as the leading palestinian supporter of a peaceful solution to the israeli/palestinian conflict. a voice moderation, abbas as president of the palestinian authority which governs palestinians in west bank. tonight, abbas' role and the peace process itself have been thrown no more uncertainty, after his announcement yesterday he will not run for another term. among other things, abbas has voiced frustration with u.s. policy, including last week's comments by secretary of state hillary clinton on israeli settlements. in tonight's "lead focus" we look at the abass decision, the view from israel and his ties to washington. and we begin with john tarat of al jazeera english. >> reporter: the first thing the new president, barack obama did on his first day in office in the white house on january was to telephone middle east leaders including mahmoud abbas. if president abbas thought that meant the palestinians' time has come, he was quickly forced to reconsider. a lack of process
WETA
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
know move forward. and i think barack obama is stretching backward, fnkly, to engageiran. and i have been saying t the iranian leadership ivately and plicly, make use of that opportuni. reciprocate. right now that dl is -- ill hinges on the queson of guarantees, you know. the iranianre distrustful that if their material will go o of iran, they might not get it back in the form of fuel. despite the fact that we have been having as partof that agreeme, built in a lot of guaranes. the russian are guaranteei the implementation the american are ready for the rst time to guarane the implemeation. the agency will teustody ofhis material so that the inteational community as a whole will . >> rose:our agency. >> iaea will take custody the material when it goe back until it comes back iran. sohere is a lot of built-in guarantees. but th iranian still would like to seethe materl stay in iran until they get the fuel. ll that will not diffuse the crisis. because to get e material out of iran will diffuse this perption that iran having material that could be used fornuclear weapon. it will give ba
PBS
Nov 6, 2009 8:30pm EST
that our economy will recover. >> today's numbers are further proof that the obama economic policies are a failure. gwen: cool optimism and hot pessimism on display as the unemployment rate makes a sudden jump. nervousness at the ballot box too as obama democrats in two big states go down to defeat. >> there is some little sadness. gwen: will the election results rattle the health care debate on capitol hill? >> we're right on the brink of passing historic legislation to provide quality, affordable, accessible health care for all americans. >> not one republican will vote for this bill. gwen: and will violence at home -- >> an individual jumped up on a desk and started shooting weapons. gwen: and abroad -- gwen: change the course in afghanistan? >> it is not just the u.s. that is being tested in afghanistan, nor is it just britain. it is the whole international community. gwen: covering the week, jackie calmes of the "new york times. james barnes of "national journal. ceci connolly of "the washington post. and martha raddatz of abc news. >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic excell
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 12:00am EST
for the loss is barack obama. despite supporting gay-rights, he refused to give his opinion before election day and that is not sitting well with the leader of a group called "freedom to marry." subtle statements from the white house are not enough. don't worry, this week is almost over. next wednesday, americans will honor the selfless men and women that have risked their lives to keep this country safe parent of the incident at fort hood reminds us how lucky we are to hold them. apple bebee's offering a free ml to all veterans and all active- duty military. they are invited to come by one of their 2000 restaurants nationwide and they will be able to choose from six of their signature dishes. for complete details, you can go to their website. i want to congratulate them for taking the time and being generous to offer america's soldiers. that is a news. coming up, daniel hammond joins me to weigh in on what of the copenhagen conference could mean. are we about to give up our sovereignty? [ dog ] i am beautiful... on the inside. my inner-workings a work of art. a digestive tract that should be b
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 5:00am EST
to blame for the loss is barack obama. despite supporting gay-rights, he refused to give his opinion before election day and that is not sitting well with the leader of a group called "freedom to marry." subtle statements from the white house are not enough. don't worry, this week is almost over. next wednesday, americans will honor the selfless men and women that have risked their lives to keep this country safe parent of the incident at fort hood reminds us how lucky we are to hold them. apple bebee's offering a free ml to all veterans and all active- duty military. they are invited to come by one of their 2000 restaurants nationwide and they will be able to choose from six of their signature dishes. for complete details, you can go to their website. i want to congratulate them for taking the time and being generous to offer america's soldiers. that is a news. coming up, daniel hammond joins me to weigh in on what of the copenhagen - hi, i'm halle berry, and as a new mom, i can tell you that childhood is a magical time. but for children with diabetes, life is not quite so carefree. the ba
Univision
Nov 7, 2009 6:30pm EST
h@not uniÚ presidente obama visite el congreso, se busca aprobar el plan de salud.estamos en vivo para saber si habrÍa o no el voto. h@univisionnot uni-fin de semté@ >> este es el momento de ponerse a la altura de la confianza que el pueblo nosha dado ,es el momento de entregar resultados. >> la presidenta de la cÁmara respaldÓ presentar una enmienda del demÓcrata de michigan,esta prohÍba que el plan de que el gobierno ofrezca abortos y pide comprar subsidios para los que piden abortos. >> yo lo voy a apoyar,es importante para la naciÓn. >> pero esto irrh@not uni-fin d >> antes de empezar el debate, los demÓcratas de la cÁmara desfilaron remarcando lo importante de la proclama.niegan maniobras para impedir que los inmigrantes compran seguros mÉdicos. >> los republicanos presentarÁn a votaciÓn su propio plan. >> vamos a hacer todo para detener la aprobaciÓn del plan demÓcrata, dijeron. advierte que se agravarÁ la situaciÓn econÓmica. >> la proposiciÓn de los demÓcratas es incuestionable. >> la oposiciÓn republicana es unÁnime. h@tégdtetñykph@univisionnot uni
NBC
Nov 7, 2009 6:30pm EST
a backlash as seen on this sign outside ft. hood, president obama in his internet address spoke about the value of diversity in the military. >> there are christians and muslims, jews and hindus, and nonbelievers thp they a er nonbelievers. they reflect the disveversity t make this is america. what they share is a patriotism. >> reporter: in the west bank hasan's uncle said the alleged shooter is a disappointment to his family. >> i'm glad his mother, she's not alive because otherwise i know what she would do. this is not her son. >> reporter: on behalf of hasan's family, his uncle apologized to the people of the united states. and now the white house says that president obama will come here to ft. hood on tuesday for a memorial service. lester? >> mark potter tonight. thank you. one of the wounded is a police officer who muss tered not only her skills but also her courage to put an end to the gunman's rampage. authorities say she was the first to fire on major hasan. nbc's janet shamlian now with a story of sergeant kimberly munley a fearless cop who many are calling a hero. >> repor
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 12:00pm EST
be the major stumbling block? this vote so crucial that as we speak, president obama is on the hill for an extremely rare weekend visitment we have a team of reporters standing by for the very latest on this drama in congress coming up next, a great deal of news occurring on this busy saturday, fox news journalists are on the job and standing by. democrats were up until the wee hours negotiating amendments to an estimated 1 trillion dollar health care overhaul. the president is making his push to democrats today, do they have the votes to push this through? wendell goler is live at the capitol with the latest, hello. >> reporter: hi, brian, most of that wrangling involved a compromise to get democrats to support the health care reform plan by blocking the use of federal money to use money for abortions who women who are forced to use a subsidized government plan. the complication that could arise here, would arise if republicans expected to vote in favor of abortion restrictions vote against this amendment and are joined by liberal democrats who would oppose the abortion restrictio
NBC
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
, he's under 24-hour guard. >>> president obama ordered flags at federal building to fly at half mass to honor the victims at ft. hood. this is the flag being lowered outside the pentagon. >>> one of the victims practiced psychology. >> we continue to learn more about local residents involved. two northern virginia men, one who helped the wounded and a relative that eduardo caraveo was one of the victims. he made a career out of helping others. as an accomplished clinical psychologist and motivational speaker. he was an army major, part of the 467th combat stress control team preparing for deployment. he just left virginia for texas. wednesday, arriving at ft. ho, thursday, he was one of three people in his unit killed. several others injured in the shooting. he treated many of the wounded, jump starting the hospital's casualty plan as soon as the first calls started coming in. >> we had to take doctor training events. but, we were certainly trained for it. >> reporter: he described how surrounding emergency personnel and hospitals from nearby all took patients and some of the wounded
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
. president obama and first lady michelle obama will travel to fort hood on tuesday for a memorial service to honor the victims. >> a fox news exclusive with the uncle of fort hood shooting suspect hasan, he says his nephew loves the united states and the violence hasan is accused of is unlike anything he's ever seen before from him. we have more from the west bank. >> hi. the family is in shock and say the attack does not gel with the person they know. we learned more about him when i sat down with his uncle this morning. did you see this coming that he would kill these people? >> i was surprised that he use a gun because he's a medical doctor. i didn't think they train him to use gun. he was in medical school. he fainted when he saw blood. >> what was the response after 9-11? >> he was saying, they are killers when they did 9-11. he did not approve of it and he didn't like the reaction, like they make collective punishment for the background for islam. if brother did something, it means other brothers are responsible. >> they're waiting to see if he comes out of his coma and if they can
HLN
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
and destruction of freedom. my colleagues should say know to the pelosi-obama freedom-killing, job-killing h.r. 3962. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields. the gentleman from minnesota reserves. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. andrews: when people are about to deprived, the leader of the progressive caucus will be our next speaker, the gentlelady from california, ms. woolsey is recognized for two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. woolsey: thank you to congressman rob andrews who kept this clear and made it understandable for every single person in this country. thank you, congressman. let's put aside all the numbers and fuzzy terminology and let's talk about what this bill really means to average americans. madam speaker, i'll never forget 40 years ago waking up in the middle of the night with a start night after night after night because i did not have health insurance for my three small children and it was not anything that had to do with anything that we had caused. i would wonder what would happen, what if my children got il
WETA
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
. at e white house this morning, prsident obama said the entire nation is grieving >> sorom now until veterans day, i've orred the flags at the white house and otr federal buildin to be flown at half-staff. th is a modest tribute to those who lost eir lives even as many were preparing to risk their lives for tir country. >> reporter: aidesaid the president wi attend memorial serve at fort hood. in the meanti, the victims were remembered on the use floor today. >> our entire country mourns the losses of those w passed ad were killed and are praying for them athis very, veryad time. >> reporer: and flags were lowered athe white house, capitol, and aroundashington, as welas in killeen and at fort hood. >> wooard: much more also emged today on the accused gunman, major nidalalik hasan, a native of the washingt, d.c., area. ray suez reports on that part of the story. >> repoer: this mosque in silver springmaryland, was hasan's spiritual ho, in the regionhere he spent much of his young professional le. dr. asif qadir works at a edical clinic associated wi the mosque. >> toe, he was very so
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 7:00am EST
going through the house. >> what is interesting, president obama came out and trumpeted the endorsement from the american medical association. i have them on board . doctors believe in them and today, they are going to be meeting in houston, no. our board of trustees voted and they may vote to retract it if that is the right word. for a saturday, there is so much going on in capitol hill and around the country about all of this health care reform. >> later in the show, we walk you through . point by point, and you lead up to 6 o'clock or 8:00 p.m. tonight there. is a lot of drama . first the headlines. >> i do want to tell you what is happening at this hour. there is another deadly shooting to tell you about this morning, 40 year old man accused of going on a shooting rampage at his woformer workplace. jason rodriguez blamed the engineer firm accusing them of hindering the unemployment benefits. rodriguez entered the building and killing a 26 year old. five others were wounded. his former mother-in-law told fox exclusively that he had a history of mental illness. >> i am thankful they h
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 10:00am EST
:30 eastern time, president obama is scheduled for a rare weekend visit to capitol hill. he will meet with the democratic caucus. wendell will goer is live on -- goller is live on capitol hill. good morning. >> good morning, jamie. jamie: tell us a little bit about what happened overnight and why the abortion issue must be dealt with in order for the democrats to get what they want this complete overhaul of health care. >> well, it means the votes of about 40 pro-life democrats. and that could be enough to pass the health reform bill given that it's not going to receive, it appears, any support from republican members of congress, as you say. michigan congressman bart stupak proposed extending the hyde amendment which bans the use of federal money to pay for abortions for whatever emerges as a health reform bill here. that has given the democratic congressional leadership, in particular house speaker nancy pelosi, some confidence as they actually will have enough votes to pass the measure. the idea would be to allow people who receive federally subsidized insurance, folks who can't o
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 10:30am EST
of president obama. what do you think the impact will be long term or do you think that there will be a compromise that you could get behind? >> i think it's very unlikely that this framework that is this 2,000-page bill can be compromised to anything that i can live with. almost everything that i think we should do is not in the bill. and almost everything i think we shouldn't do is in the bill. i want to scrap this 2,000-page bill and start over with the logical things. i won't take you down through all of those. this is just pure, raw, political politics at this point. i think the president's credibility is on the line. nancy pelosi and all the democrats know his credibility is on the line. if this bill goes down today, if it's voted down in the house of representatives when she has a 79-vote advantage and you've got robert gibbs, for the president, pointing his finger at republicans saying they're obstructing the bill, what they know is that if this bill fails, the president's inertia and political capital is dramatically diminished. and for the rest of his term
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 2:00pm EST
of the capitol. in another use, president obama and first lady michelle obama will attend the fort hood memorial service on tuesday in fort hood, texas, earlier, former president george bush and laura bush visited with victims of the tragedy, and details why hasan went on the killing spree. we'll be back in a short while with more news. >> a big election loss for big labor, a big win for jobs? unions try just about everything to help democrats keep the governorships in new jersey and virginia and knock and drag strategy, it didn't work. with the unemployment rate 10.2%, michael says the labor loss is a good thing for the u.s. job market. >> david, look, the unions own the democratic party and unions are economic terrorists, take philadelphia where the bus workers are on strike, 4% raise, bigger contributions to the pension plans while the taxpayers are getting killed. this is great for the country that the republicans can finally put a hold on the crazy union workers that are accountable to no one. >> so if unions lost on thewes that's good news for jobs? >> that's nonsense, if we all worked for
HLN
Nov 6, 2009 10:00pm EST
. speaker, president obama promised a joint session of congress and the american people that he would, quote, not sign health care legislation if it adds one dime to the deficit now or in the future, unquote. but unfortunately, mr. speaker, that is one of the many promises that will unequivocally be broken by the pelosi health care plan. adding in the more than $200 billion cost of the unfunded companion doc fix bill, h.r. 3961rks the health care reform agenda proposed by liberal pelosi democrats totals more than $1.5 trillion. nearly double president obama's stated figure. mr. speaker, that unequivocally breaks the president's promise by increasing the deficit to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars. as the projected cost of this bill and it's still a conservative estimate, given the historic precedent of draftically underestimating the programs. when medicare passed in 1965, the congressional budget office predicted it would cost $12 billion per year by 1990. in reality the cost of medicare in 1990 was $110 billion. more than nine times greater than projected. likewise, the medicare
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 2:00am EST
healthcare. even the republicans have inintroduced their own care of obama care and it, too, will tell the employers to provide coverage, bribe the states to change court rules and tell insurance companies whom to insurance. we don't have two political parties in this country, america. we have one party called the big government party. the republican wing likes deficits, war and assaults on civil liberties. the democratic wing likes wealth transfer, taxes and assaults on commercial liberties. both parties like power, and neither is interested in your freedom. think about it. government is the negation of freedom. freedom is your power and ability to follow your own free will and your own conscience. the government wants you to follow the will of some faceless bureaucrat. when i recently asked congressman james clyburn, the third ranking democrat in the house, to tell me where in the constitution the federal government is awghtsized to regulate everyone's healthcare, he replied that most of what congress does is not authorized by the constitution but they do it anyway. there you have it
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2009 10:00am EST
sprint. obama has to convince democrats, not republicans, to go along. hi there, welcome to hln on saturday. i'm natasha curry. thanks for spending part of your within with us. candlelight vigils took place all over texas for 12 soldiers and 1 sillian killed in the ft. shootings. the suspected gunman, major nidal hasan, a licensed psychiatrist is among the two dozen people in the hospital, he said to be in critical, but stable condition. one of the cops credit ud with the massacre is in stable condition. her partner described what it was like as both officers fired shots. >> when i saw him, he was standing there. i ordered him to identify myself. he raised his weapon and he fired a couple of rounds. we both took cover. and then he went around one side of the building. and then i started to go after him, the bystander said, no, he came around, he came around. and i came around the other side of the building and then that's when i seen him again and ordered him to drop his weapon. and he raised it, fired a couple more rounds at me and i engaged him. he fell. i went up and secured
FOX News
Nov 6, 2009 9:00pm EST
promised wouldn't go above 8%, otherwise there would be a catastrophe. barack obama said unemployment would go to 9% if we didn't pass this stimulus plan. >> i'm shocked. i'm shocked it didn't turn out the way it was supposed to in the barack obama administration. sean: now unemployment is 10.2% and experts suggest it's going to go higher. >> here's the really bad news. of course this is the highest unemployment rate since 1993. and some bright spots. temporary employees, there's higher hiring rates and that potentially looks to the future. sean: 10.2%? >> listen, a tiny bright spot. here's a big downside is that in 1993 ronald reagan was president so he knew how to turn this around and the tax cuts that came after that in the excited economy turned that around. we have barack obama as president now, guys. he is not going to get us out of this with the terrible economic policies and the big sucking sound coming from washington lapping up the economy. sean: these were his promises. it's his stimulus, it's his record deficit spending, he quadrupled the debt in a year. how many more are the de
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 4:00pm EST
legislation sometime tonight. keeping an eye on president obama met with the democratic caucus this afternoon and urging them to unite behind that bill. >>> this is their moment and our moment to live up to the trust that the american people have placed in us. even when it's hard. especially when it's hard. this is our moment to deliver. >> gregg: we began with wendall live at the white house, what did democratic supporters say about the bill today? >> they feel the democrats they are making history here. they see an end to people denied health insurance base they can't afford it. people that can afford health insurance because of preexisting conditions or people have health insurance finding that health problems max it out. president obama came here to caulk with us the democrats to try and put them in shape, not by leaning on them to support a party line but by telling them now is the time to deliver on the heath care promises that he made in his campaign and that other presidents have been making going as far back as truman. >> it's very humbling to stand here when we can associate ourselv
NBC
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
toward a vote on health care reform bill. president obama was on capitol hill to try to press democrats for votes and party leaders appear confident it will pass. but not one republican is expected to vote in favor of the bill. >> hours before the critical vote on health care reform bill, president obama went to capitol hill to lobby democrats on the legislation. >> this is our moment to live up to the trust that the american people have placed in us. even when it is hard. especially when it is hard. them outside of the capitol, republicans rallied against the bill. the fireworks began before the debate even started. >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent -- am i object, i object. >> there is no request before the house yet. >> both sides reached out to be pivotal consumer minded blue dog democrats who have been wavering. >> weighing in at nearly 20 pounds, that is nearly $530 million of spending per page. >> most of all, don't tax me for paying for health care that you want. if you want it, pay for yourself. >> democrats call it an historic opportunity. >> history wal-mart which side
NBC
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
'm craig melvin. the vote could cnge the u.s. health care system. president obama went to capitol hill to press democrats for their votes. party leaders appear confident of a win. no republicans are expect ed to support the win. they did their best to make things tough on the democrats who are on the fence. brian moore starts us off. >> reporter: hours before a critical vote on a health care reform bill, president obama went to capitol hill to lobby democrats for what could be his legacy. >> this is our moment to live up to the trust the american people have placed in us. even when it's hard. especially, when it's hard. >> reporter: outside the capital, republicans rally against the bill. >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> reporter: the fireworks began before the debate started. >> i ask you -- >> i object. i object. i object. i object. >> there's no request before the house, yet. >> reporter: both sides reached out to blue dog democrats who have been wavering over the bill's costs and benefits. >> weighing in at nearly 20 pounts, it comes out to $530 million of spending per page. mos
FOX
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
bill is scheduled for today. the pressure is so high, president obama went to himself to push for as many votes as possible. at stake a campaign promise and possibly seats in the next congressional election. fox's molly hinenburg reports from capital . >> reporter: president obama makes a rare appearance on capital hill one final push before the house votes on legislation that could overhaul america's health care system. >> now is the time to finish the job. the bill that the house has produced will provide stability and security for americans who have insurance, quality affordable options for those who don't and lower costs for american families and american businesses. >> reporter: the president met privately with house democrats this morning, encouraging them to support the bill. the proposed reform would cost 1.2 trillion dollars over ten years and extend insurance to tens tv millions of americans. >> today we will make not only history but progress for america's working families. >> it is historic and all of us who sit in this chamber know that it will have a great effect
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 6:00am EST
terror. and the media is not going to fool them and president obama is not going to fool them. and at some point we need to stop focusing on how tormented this poor major hasan was. remember, how many of the names do we know of the dead? what about the names of the wounded? have the media covered the family lives that have been destroyed? the lives that have been destroyed? no, it's all about poor major hasan and i am ready to puke. bill: thank you. plenty more ahead as the factor moves along this evening. the authors of a brand new book on sarah palin have her concession speech which she was not allowed to deliver. you will know what she wanted to say if you hang around. then glenn beck on the factor quickly becoming must-see tv. you. >> you have got to watch this show or your children may be killed by clowns beating them to death with those giant clown shoes. bill: let's hope not. we hope you stay tuned to really piqued my interest because we all know that on election eve when the mccain camp conceded that governor palin did want to say a few words but they wouldn't let her.
NBC
Nov 7, 2009 9:00am EST
clinics. in fairfax county, i'm tracee wilki wilkins. >>> president obama heads to capitol hill this morning to make a personal pitch to get democrats a sign on to health care legislation. this is a rare saturday session for the u.s. house. the vote is expected as early as today if democrats can drum up the needed 218 votes. this will be the president's biggest test yet trying to get his legislation passed. and if he is going into overtime to get it done. nbc's mike viqueira has more. >> reporter: the fate of the president's health care plan today balancing on a razor's edge. facing a solid wall of republican opposition. the president is struggling to find the votes he needs within his own party. spending time on the phone with wavering democrats. with some conservative democrats reserve i reserving. others insisting on stricter language for illegal immigrants from getting konchlg success in a rare saturday session of the house is not assured. despite the support of most democrats. >> get our health care house in order and this bill doesn't. >> reporter: under the plan pushed by
FOX News
Nov 7, 2009 2:30pm EST
by president obama. democrats say they have the votes. final vote is expected sometime later this evening. and president obama and first lady michelle obama will travel to fort hood texas to attend a memorial service tuesday. one vigil has held last night as the community comes to grips with the rampage by alleged shooter malik hasan that left 13 dead and dozens injured. former president bush and laura bush made a secret visit to the post last night. with pomp and circumstance the navy added a new ship to the fleet this weekend. the u.s.s. new york with steel from the world trade center. the a military flyover and a cannon salute. secretary of state clinton was on hand. that's it for me now. return you now to cashin' in. >> sin is in. voters in ohio giving a thumbs up for casinos in their state this week. folks in one colorado town giving the green light to legalizing marijuana. some lawmakers say that taxing sin will help pay off the debt. wayne, you say they're dead wrong. why do you say that? >> well, because i think taxing syntaxi sin, taxes, a stupid way, what they're trying to do so
NBC
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
in their right mind start something like this? >> reporter: this morning president obama said the motive of the attack is still unknown. >> what we do know is that there are families, friends, and an entire nation grieving right now for the valiant men and women who came under attack yesterday. >> reporter: army officials are for now treating the attack as an isolated incident and cautioning against a rush to judgment. >> i do worry slightly about a potential backlash. >> reporter: with 13 dead and over 40 injured, the army hopes the attack won't create deeper wounds within the brotherhood of soldiers. in one of the many sad ironies of this tragedy, the bodies of those who were killed here are making the same solemn journey tonight that america's war dead do. they are being flown, brian, to dover air force base in delaware to a military mortuary, where they will eventually be turned over to their families. >> lester holt starting us off tonight from the main gate there at ft. hood in texas. lester, thanks. >>> and we are learning more tonight about the suspect, major hasan, his personali
FOX
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
be conflicted about fighting in muslim countries. >> obama, who i voted for, should get out of iraq, should get out of afghanista and not put people in a position where they feel conflicted. >> it's a giant that's sleeping, and what is happening, what our government is doing is waking up the giant. >> reporter: all of this is interesting insight, but of course all speculation. we may never know what really motited nidal hasan. karen gray houston, fox 5 news. >>> tonight american flags at federal buildings are flying at half staff. president obama ordered the flags to be lowered in memory of the soldiers who died ated for hood and in honor -- at fort hood and in honor of all who risk their lives to serve. >>> the news is following other big stories tonight. we're hours away from a crucial vote in the healthcare debate. or are we? inside the battle brewing on capitol hill. >>> plus head's up, if you've already booked a flight for this holiday season, your plans might have changed, and not for the better. >>> a very cold night to start the weekend. >> very cold. let's hope this isn't going to cont
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2009 2:00pm EST
>> we could be just hours away from a long awaited vote on health care reform. what president obama is saying. >>> we are learning more about the victims of the ft. hood shooting. what family and friends are saying about the loss. >>> the sound of a baby crying might get on your nerves sometimes but listen closely. you might hear something you do all day every day. >>> you are watching hln. we start with the shooting trj di at ft. hood texas. an investigator says that nidal hasan seemed almost incoherent. he never expressed anger towards the army but said something didn't seem right. he fired more than 100 rounds from two handguns. 13 people were killed and two dozen of the 38 wounded are still in the hospital. many are in intensive car. hasan who was shot four times by a police officer has been taken to brooke army medical senter in san antonio. he is in stable condition and under heavy guard. one civilian killed thursday and others were flown to delaware last night for autopsies. >>> all across america, flags are flig at half-staff at government facilities in memory of those who d
CBS
Nov 7, 2009 6:00am EST
obama plans to attend a private memorial service for the victims of the deadly rampage. cps news, fort hood texas. >> thank you, manuel, the coverage continues. >> what was going on in the mind of major nadal, knows hasan and can't believe he's capable or culpable of such violence. >> i said, no, he cannot be like that. he is not one of those kind of people that get angry. >> reporter: hasan attended this mosque 7 days a week. he's 39 years old and was born in virginia. a graduate of virginia tech. he received his graduate degree from -- he was scheduled to report to afghanistan to help soldiers deal with stress. now many are wondering if the physician himself needed healing. >> why a person like him could do something like that. >> reporter: this is video of hasan attending a conference on homeland security. acknowledges the stress of the soldier citizen, some of whom suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. >> the day-to-day things, the family life, then you juggle the other responsibilities. >> alarming as the conflict continues, how to better deal with these things. >> now nadal
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2009 7:00am EST
's top stories as well. >>> president obama goes to capitol hill to close the deal on health care reform with fellow democrats. a last-minute appeal to get them to support the bill that could be put up for a vote tonight. democrats are strlin struggling enough votes even though they have a strong house majority. they increased that majority yesterday. bill owen won a special election in upstate new york. many democrats oppose it because it allows federal money to support abortions. >> no federal funds used to pay for abortions. and so that means no federal funds used to pay for abortions in the public option, that means no public funds for abortions received on subsidies on the exchange. >> your vote is no. >> right. >> last night they struck a deal. they agreed to add tougher restrictions to the bill. democrat officials are optimistic they've lined up enough votes. are pubs are expected to oppose the bill. >>> a computer error nearly wiped out the bank accounts of 60,000 retired new york teachers. yesterday morning, $189 million was withdrawn from retirement funds by mills take. many re
FOX News
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
at orlando police department. thank you. the white house reports officials told president obama about the shooting in orlando and they were monitoring the situation. the president was reacting to the massacre at fort hood in texas. president obama ordered american flags of the white house and across the nation be flown at half staff to honor the victims. they will stay that way for next tuesday, the day before veterans day. the order comes up to the president met with the director of the fbi to get an update on the situation and the investigation into the shooting. he warned against jumping to conclusions about the motive for this attack. major garrett is live at the white house. what did the president say about the efforts to find out what happened? >> that they will go to every possible effort to find out what happened, why, motives, and what the reaction was at fort hood, what can be done differently in the future dealing with security, what can be done differently in situations like this should they arise again. today, the white house acknowledged that the president's daily brief,
ABC
Nov 7, 2009 7:00am EST
. >> reporter: president obama says he and top military leaders are being constantly briefed about what happened. and the much tougher question, of why. >> we don't know all the answers yes. and i would caution against jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts. >> reporter: and the white house says that the president will be here at ft. hood for a memorial service for those victims. that's planned at some point, we're told, early next week. kate? >> thanks. >>> and keara bono is one of those treated. she joins us with her family. her mom, peggy and dad, steven bono. and grandma is there. that's barbara beard. keara, how are you? are you okay? >> i'm good. feeling a lot better. >> well, describe what happened in that room. we're only getting pieces. can you tell us exactly what went down? >> i was sitting there, reading my book. and he -- a man stood up and started screaming, a version of allah. we were down on the ground. they grabbed my head. looked at it. there was blood on my hand. i still thought it was training. so, then, i looked to my left and right. and i saw people that were bl
NBC
Nov 7, 2009 6:00am EST
health care reform. president obama is trying to make sure they get the job done today. >>> good morning and welcome back. i'm eun yang. let's take a quick look at the forecast. meteorologist chuck bell is the s in the studio and has great news for us. we are so happy to see the sun back out. >> it is a burden lifted really. sunshine. not just to start the weekend but sunshine to last the whole weekend through. that's definitely a nice turnaround from all of the cloudy and rainy weekends we have had around here. but for now, off to a clear and very chilly start. basically everywhere along into the east of i-95, still under a freeze warning to about 9:00 this morning. temperatures right now 37 downtown and 36 in annapolis. 32 in southern maryland. most of the western suburbs are well below freezing. 25 in martinsburg and 27 degrees in frederick, maryland. it will be a chilly start this morning. with all that sunshine, a winner of a day today. high of 60 degrees. sun is up at 6:42. down at 5:01. we get to keep it all weekend long. chuck.bell@nbc.com if you need the forecast for your favori
FOX
Nov 6, 2009 10:00pm EST
. >> reporter: the white hoe says it was previously scheduled, but president obama paid his first visit to walter reed today, visiting with wounded troops, and the staff that cares for them. brian. >> bob barnard tonight. >>> an army major from great fls, virginia helped treat the victims of the fort hood shooting. major steven beckwith is a supervisor at the army medical center's emergency room. today he described the scene as 35 patients filled his e.r. >> one thing that really caught my attention, there were a number of guys who came in with leg or arm injuries who were quick to say i just have a leg. this person is shot here, here, and here. they need to be addressed. that's great to see the soldiers really keeping their xoasher and helping us get to folks who need help first. everybody was helping out. and those kind of situations, certainly we're better for it, we train for these kind of things. we had a big disaster training event scheduled for today. we've put that on hold for now. >> major beckwith says as soon as they realized the magnitude of the shooting they called all empl
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